Tag Archives: City of Seaside

Seaside city councilor questions earthquake and tsunami model

Horning wants other factors considered. Seaside City Councilor Tom Horning said the city should consider more than just a computer simulation released earlier this week by Oregon State University when it looks at bridge replacement. The model found certain bridges and roads in Seaside will have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. Source: […]
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New tsunami simulation identifies Seaside’s bridges, roads with highest mortality rates

Study designed to help prioritize infrastructure projects. A new computer simulation by Oregon State University identifies bridges and roads in Seaside that would have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. The bridge on Broadway Street over Neawanna Creek would result in the most fatalities and should be prioritized for improvement, researchers found. Other […]
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Quake simulation study shows Seaside road, bridge dangers

SEASIDE — Researchers at Oregon State University say bridges and roads in the northwestern resort city of Seaside should be prioritized for improvement after a simulation discovered they would have higher mortality rates in an earthquake and tsunami. Researchers found that the bridge on Broadway Street over Neawanna Creek would result in the most fatalities, […]
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Astoria, Seaside graduation rates dip

Graduation rates in Astoria and Seaside slumped by about 10 percent last year in figures released by the state Department of Education. The state defines on-time graduation as finishing in four years. Statewide, 76.7 percent of seniors finished with a diploma in four years, a nearly 2 percent increase from 2016 but still among the […]
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Cougar suspected of snatching pets from Seaside apartment complex

Cougar said to have snatched cats. Seaside Heights Elementary School moved all student activities inside Monday after a reported cougar sighting. Staff escorted students home and monitored crosswalks. Residents of Creekside Village Apartments are being warned their small pets could be in danger. Source:  Cougar suspected of snatching pets from Seaside apartment complex

Clatsop County schools struggle with absenteeism

Seaside led the county in missed school days. Clatsop County school districts showed mixed results in addressing chronic absenteeism among students last school year. Astoria School District closely followed the state average, with nearly 20 percent of students missing at least 10 percent of possible school days last year, a 1 percent increase from the […]
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At Great Oregon ShakeOut, it’s drop, cover and hold on

Seaside schools prepare with earthquake drill. As everyone at Seaside High School waited for the Great Oregon ShakeOut drill to begin, biology teacher Suzanna Kruger went over some earthquake preparedness basics. “When you feel shaking and you drop, you also need to?” Kruger asked, leaving her zoology students to fill in the rest. “Cover the […]
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Our view: Seaside’s urban renewal plans not an overreach

Comment period should be extended. It is a truism in the news business and a source of frustration to local officials everywhere that most of the public doesn’t take notice of comment periods and other chances to weigh-in on important government matters until it’s too late — or almost too late — for it to […]
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School’s out, but Seaside land use application is in

Consultants deliver growth boundary package. School’s out, but not for city officials. They’ll be hitting the books with the delivery of a 66-page comprehensive plan, zoning map and text amendment request to the Seaside Planning Department. With appendices, the submitted material runs into the hundreds of pages. Source: The Daily Astorian

Our View: Is Seaside’s deal with Airbnb fair to its competitors? — Opinion

Seaside has the highest number of Airbnb rentals across the region. Seaside city councilors approved a no cost, voluntary deal with Airbnb last week to allow the short-term vacation rental giant to act as an agent for the properties they represent to collect lodging taxes and send collections to the city. The deal has that […]
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